Concentrating in courts throughout New York City, Long Island, and Westchester, The Law Office of James C. Kelly provides representation to both plaintiffs and defendants in a variety of business disputes.

The Law Office of James C. Kelly has extensive experience concerning a wide range of commercial business disputes including:

  • Business contract disputes
  • Commercial real estate disputes, including property and lease disputes
  • Employment issues, including wrongful termination, breach of employment agreement, harassment and discrimination
  • Partnership disputes and shareholder disputes
  • Breach of fiduciary duty
  • Copyright, Trademark, or Patent infringement
  • Business fraud and embezzlement
  • Defamation
  • False or Misleading Online Website Reviews (Yelp, Angie’s List, Etc.)
  • Commercial collections
  • Non-payment for goods or services
  • Defective or non-conforming goods
  • Unfair competition
  • Trade libel
  • Fraudulent business practices
  • Personal Injury/Slip & Fall defense
  • Wrongful interference with business relationships
  • Franchisor/Franchisee disputes
  • Breach of sales or service contracts (failure to pay, failure to meet terms of promissory note, etc.)
  • Fraud or misrepresentation
  • Contract disputes involving operating agreements, partnership agreements or corporate bylaws
  • Breach of employment contracts
  • Contract disputes involving employment agreements, such as severance agreements and non-compete agreements
  • Breach of commercial lease agreements
  • Commercial debt collection
  • Bankruptcy claims
  • Commercial/Residential mortgage foreclosure
  • Asset recovery
  • Enforcement of notes & guarantees
  • Garnishments
  • Partnership agreements, operating agreements or corporate bylaws
  • Valuation of business and business assets
  • Division of assets and liabilities
  • Distribution of shares
  • Business sales, mergers and acquisitions
  • Contested business dissolution issues, including motions to compel dissolution, minority shareholder oppression, breach of fiduciary duty and more
  • Breach of securities purchase or sale agreement